Daniel Reyes

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Be prepared for a business world driven by ‘big data’

Whether we like it or not, life is becoming increasingly data-driven. This week we had a visit from Google to hear about some of the developments in …

Big Data

Seven reasons to visit Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy's intriguing borderland

Writers Hemingway, Rilke and Joyce all found inspiration in the tiny, triple-barrelled Friuli Venezia Giulia region, tucked away in the far northeast of Italy.<p>Today, despite being just a couple of hours from Venice, FVG is one of Italy’s least touristed regions, but those in the know are heading …

Italy

How To Pack a Mountain Bike

Google to tackle patent trolls

Tech giant Google has long led a tirade against patent trolls, and now it’s escalating the war by giving eligible start-ups two free patents.<p>Google …

How has game theory changed economics?

Notwithstanding lingering discontent, faint murmurs and mild protests among economists, there is no denying the fact that game theory has assumed …

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Summer Festivals

In the mood to celebrate among the masses? There’s nothing quite like an outdoor festival to make the summer season seem official.<p><b>Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite open-air festivals to inspire your next trip:</b><p>“Serbia’s annual <b>Exit Festival</b> grew from a student protest against the …

Travel Photography

Top 10 Tips and Tools for Learning a New Language

Knowing another language is a valuable skill—one that could boost your salary and your brain. While there are many paths to picking up a foreign …

Oil slump may deepen as US shale fights Opec to a standstill

Continental's Harold Hamm says US shale industry has 'only begun to scratch the surface' of vast and cheap reserves, driving growth for years to come<p>The US shale industry has failed to crack as expected. North Sea oil drillers and high-cost producers off the coast of Africa are in dire straits, but …

The One Thing That Can Transform An Idea Into A Phenomenon

Do you enjoy picking groceries up in your electric car? When you get to the store, do you prefer to pay with bitcoins? Do you have solar panels on your house? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in the distinct minority. So much so, that a lot of people probably think you’re …

Innovation

65 Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

OK, "blow your mind" is a bit dramatic. But 65 Amazing Facts You'll Probably Enjoy and Likely Consider Mentioning to Your Friends didn't fit.<p>1. …

Kurt Cobain

Five Best Personal Finance Books

Money advice is easy to find, but good money advice—advice you can use and take to heart—is trickier. Sure, budgeting and managing money seems easy, …

Personal Finance

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

Mental Models: Solve Problems by Approaching Them from New Perspectives

As the saying goes, if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem will look like a nail. The same logic applies when you're approaching more …

Mathematics

Top 10 Difficult Decisions You'll Make in Life (and How to Make Them)

Life is full of big moments and big decisions. But fret not, from deciding where to live to finding your true calling, here's some advice to help you …

Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

There are things you love to do, and there are things people pay you to do. In the perfect world those are the same thing, but realistically you need …

Calligraphy

Is The Human Species Still Evolving?

Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind<p>Is there a <i>Homo superius</i> just around the next corner, waiting to take our place? Let’s think about what it would take: If we were to give rise to a new species, something would have to happen to us to create a bottleneck or isolated place …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

Ski on the Cheap

The ticket-window price at major ski resorts this season will be well north of $100, especially during peak times like Christmas and Presidents Day weekend. That’s not to mention the $7 pints of beer, $12 burgers and that $10 can of peanuts you can’t resist grabbing from the minibar at 1 a.m. after …

Skiing

What's the Best Linux Desktop Environment?

There's no shortage of ways to customize your Linux installation, but one of the biggest is choosing your desktop environment. Some distributions …

Linux

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

France

China’s Fountain of Life

Blue skies prevail in <b>Qingdao</b>, a seaside metropolis that keeps topping livability lists in China with its inviting boardwalks, shaded streets and parks, and German colonial architecture.<p>Just to the east beckon the hiking trails of the Lao Shan Scenic Area, where chains of sapphire pools bubble with …

How to Make the Most of a Mentor and Get Ahead in Your Career

Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that's not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of …

Self-improvement

The Five Points of Wisdom Philosophy Can Provide You

Philosophy is an important part of how the world is shaped. You not think it's worth your time learning about, but here are five things philosophy is …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them)

Ready to feel your pulse racing? From zorbing to volcano boarding, we’ve rounded up 20 adrenaline-packed but accessible activities to tick off your bucket list – and the most stunning destinations to try them in.<p><b>Volcano boarding</b><p><b>The gist:</b> pioneered by an Australian traveller in León, Nicaragua, …

Adventure Travel

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a sea change in terms of people’s attitudes, perception, and behavior about recreating in avalanche-prone terrain, especially skiing in the backcountry.<p>There are more of us out there than ever before, using increasingly fancy and sophisticated gear. But despite …

Snowboarding

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Hiking

Use If-Then Statements to Exert Better Self-Control

Self-control is hard to learn. Keeping yourself on task, forming a habit, or even just avoiding certain foods sometimes feels impossible. Over on The …

Self Control

The Eight Most Common Traits of Successful People

Not every successful person gets successful the same way, but they all may still have some traits in common. Here are eight traits that most …

Success